Other Work

Below are examples of other work I have done for magazines and web sites. All content is exclusive to the publishers listed.


Title: Victoria Cross Heroes: Major Charles Heaphy
Date Published: 18 May 2017 (June 2017 issue)
Published By: History of War Magazine (UK)
URL: https://www.historyanswers.co.uk/category/history-of-war/
Description: Illustrated article about Major Charles Heaphy of the Auckland Volunteer Rifles and how he got his Victoria Cross for his part in the skirmish on the banks of the Mangapiko River in 1864. Printed in the June 2017 issue.


Title: Victoria Cross Heroes: Lieutenant Raymond de Montmorency
Date Published: 20 April 2017 (May 2017 issue)
Published By: History of War Magazine (UK)
URL: https://www.historyanswers.co.uk/category/history-of-war/
Description: Illustrated article about Lieutenant Raymond de Montmorency of the 21st Lancers and how he got his Victoria Cross for his part in his regiment’s cavalry charge at the Battle of Omdurman in 1898. Printed in the May 2017 issue.


Title: The Forgotten Jihad – What Sparked a Tribal Revolt Against the British in India’s North-West Frontier?
Date Published: 27 March 2017
Published By: Military History Now
URL: http://militaryhistorynow.com/2017/03/27/the-victorian-jihad-britains-forgotten-war-in-indias-north-west-frontier/
Description: Short article about the tribal rising against the British on the North West Frontier of India in 1897-98.


Title: Victoria Cross Heroes: Piper George Findlater
Date Published: 23 March 2017 (April 2017 issue)
Published By: History of War Magazine (UK)
URL: https://www.historyanswers.co.uk/category/history-of-war/
Description: Illustrated article about Piper George Findlater of the Gordon Highlanders and how he got his Victoria Cross for his part in the storming of the Dargai Heights in 1897. Printed in the April 2017 issue.


Title: The Death of a Prince: Louis Napoleon and the Tragedy of the Zulu War
Date Published: 10 October 2016
Published By: HistoryNet
URL: http://www.historynet.com/the-death-of-a-prince-louis-napoleon-and-the-tragedy-of-the-zulu-war.htm
Description: Article about the death of Louis Napoleon, the prince imperial of France, during the Anglo-Zulu War of 1879.


Title: Ambush at Abu Sunt: The 21st Lancers at the Battle of Omdurman
Date Published: 10 October 2016
Published By: HistoryNet
URL: http://www.historynet.com/ambush-at-abu-sunt-the-21st-lancers-at-the-battle-of-omdurman.htm
Description: Article examining the charge of the 21st Lancers at the Battle of Omdurman, 2nd September 1898.


Title: Outrage at Maizar: The Great Pathan Rising Begins
Date Published: 10 October 2016
Published By: HistoryNet
URL: http://www.historynet.com/outrage-at-maizar-the-great-pathan-rising-begins.htm
Description: Article examining the ambush of an Anglo-Indian force at the village of Maizar on the North West Frontier of India, and how it sparked the Pathan risings of 1897-98.


Title: RAF Bomber Command and the Avro Lancaster
Date Published: 17 August 2016
Published By: WW2 Nation
URL: http://ww2nation.com/raf-bomber-command-and-the-avro-lancaster-by-mark-simner/
Description: Article about the history of RAF Bomber Command during the Second World War and the development of the Avro Lancaster.


Title: Interview with Author and Historian Mark Simner
Date Published: 18 June 2016
Published By: Scott Addington
URL: http://www.scottaddington.com/2016/06/interview-author-historial-mark-simner/
Description: Transcript of interview with fellow author and historian Scott Addington.


Title: Watershed at Waterloo – How the Legendary One-Day Battle Made Modern Europe
Date Published: 17 May 2016
Published By: Military History Now
URL: http://militaryhistorynow.com/2016/05/17/watershed-at-waterloo-how-the-legendary-one-day-battle-made-modern-europe/
Description: Short article about the effects the Battle of Waterloo has had on modern Europe.


Title: Agent Garbo: The Chicken Farmer Spy
Date Published: 26 November 2015
Published By: WW2 Nation
URL: http://ww2nation.com/agent-garbo-the-chicken-farmer-spy-by-mark-simner/
Description: Article telling the story of Agent Garbo and the highly successful British Double Cross System during the Second World War.


Title: Operation Mincemeat: The Man Who Never Was
Date Published: 24 September 2015
Published By: WW2 Nation
URL: http://ww2nation.com/operation-mincemeat-the-man-who-never-was-by-mark-simner/
Description: Article telling the story of Operation Mincemeat,  one of the most audacious and bizarre deception operations mounted by the British during the Second World War.


Title: What Did Cambronne Say at Waterloo?
Date Published: 18 June 2015
Published By: Amberley Publishing
URL: https://www.amberley-books.com/blog/2015/06/what-did-cambronne-say-at-waterloo-by-mark-simner/
Description: Short article that examines the debate around what Pierre Cambronne, colonel-major of Napoleon’s Old Guard, said at Waterloo when invited to surrender.


Title: Battle of Waterloo Quiz
Date Published: 17 June 2015
Published By: BBC History Magazine
URL: http://www.historyextra.com/quiz/test-yourself/battle-waterloo-quiz
Description: Ten question multiple choice quiz about the Battle of Waterloo, commissioned for the 200th anniversary.